Environmental Jobs in Ireland

Predator Control Officer

by admin - December 19th, 2018.
Filed under: Agriculture, Conservation, Contract, Ecology, Environmental Legislation, Full-time, Non-Governmental Organisation, Non-Internship Vacancies, Zoology.

Employer: BirdWatch Ireland
Location: South Leitrim, Ireland
Job Type: Fixed term, full-time
Duration: Jan 2019 –Sept 2021
Salary: €35,000 per annum
Closing Date: *Deadline Extended* 5pm Friday 11 January 2019 

BirdWatch Ireland, on behalf of the Curlew EIP Operational Group (OG) is looking for an Predator Control Officer to assist with the delivery of The Irish Breeding Curlew EIP in South Letrim, funded by the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine’s, European Innovation Partnership fund.

The project will trial innovative programmes to improve breeding outcomes for Curlew in these areas, including: training farmers in predator control; nest protection through electric fencing; capital works to improve habitats; and a results based measure for Curlew.

The Predator Control Officer will undertake systematic predator control at known breeding sites in the south Leitrim area. They will assist in the development and delivery of a trial Agri Environmental measure for farmers undertaking predator control.

Thorough knowledge of the legal requirements relating to the control of predators in Ireland and strong initiative and willingness to work for long, sometimes unsociable hours is essential.


For further information and to download an application form please visit our website at

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